Life is Grand: A Tribute to Camper Van Beethoven Sun Jun 9 at 4:00pm EDT

Life is Grand: A Tribute to Camper Van Beethoven Sun Jun 9 at 4:00pm EDT

Life is Grand: A Tribute to Camper Van Beethoven

Embark on a sonic journey as local musicians celebrate the music of Camper Van Beethoven. The legendary indie rock band known for their eclectic fusion of punk, country, psychedelic, and Eastern European music have been captivating and cultivating audiences since their formation in 1983 and arrival on the charts in 1986. Camper Van Beethoven’s 1980’s alternative radio hits include Take the Skinheads Bowling, Life is Grand, Eye of Fatima, and their cover of Status Quo's "Pictures of Matchstick Men."

To celebrate the majesty of Camper Van Beethoven, a supergroup of New Haven musicians will perform a selection of the band’s songs from the 1980’s through the 2010’s. Band members include Bill Fryer (GFlatMinor), Kedric Becker (Bad Assets, Russ Becker Quartet), Bruce Crowder (Shellye Valauskas Experience, Cryptones), Caroline Kendall, Sarah Dunn (Sarah Dunn and Band, Corpse Flower), Rebecca Scotka (Vomettes), Elaine DiMasi (Vomettes), Steve Gambini (New Cardiff Giants, Mighty Fighting Cocks), Kevin Day (gigglejuice), Dustin Kreidler (Fusilaje, Vomit Horns), and Cary Pollick (The Big Fat Combo, The Danglers). Special guests include singer-songwriter Brian Larney, Dave Schneider (Zambonis, LeeVees),Shellye Valauskas (Shellye Valauskas Experience), Jeffrey Thunders (Lost Riots, Mitch Kramer), Christopher Bousquet (American Elm), and Mark Zaretsky (Cobalt Rhythm Kings, Chicago Dawgs).

This afternoon of songs of great enduring strength and beauty will take place on Sunday, June 9th at Cafe Nine in New Haven, Connecticut. Doors at 3:00, Music at 4:00. $10 at the door or online, ages 21 and up.

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